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Fabio's Authentic Ristorante Italiano

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60 Saint Peters Lane | Central business district, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 313 0532
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

The ambience was good. The music and decor appropriate. Did not like the lack of pricing on the menus displayed at the door. Staff polarised. Some appeared as if it was all too much trouble to serve. Barry who was our waiter was excellent. When we asked for a latte in a mug he returned to advise us that he... More 

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PADRINOHERMANUS, Owner at Fabio's Authentic Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

The ambience was good. Thank you !!!!!!!!!!!!! The music and decor appropriate. Thank you !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Did not like the lack of pricing on the menus displayed at the door. ( They are not menus , they are just stating the meals available in the establishment, the prices ore on the menu) if not , then that means it’s a speciality... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Friendly Italian restaurant with good service and equally good and reasonably priced food. The atmosphere was intimate and cosy. Will definitely eat here again.

Thank Ready for D
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Our family of 6 had dinner here and all enjoyed our meals and service. Gluten free pasta is available.

1 Thank TouringClancys
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We ate at Fabios last year and returned again this week. The food is delicious. The staff are charming and the prices are reasonable.

1 Thank marie J
Hermanus, South Africa
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant to visit in Hermanus. Parking can be a hassle, as there is limited space in front of the restaurant. There is Ample parking on Marine drive with a short walk to restaurant( this will give you a bigger appetite for the good food). The food is sublime and the menu is so vast with options... More 

1 Thank Tiaan R
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is quaint and cosy with an authentic Italian feel. Their pizzas are really good and the seafood pizza was one of the best we've ever had. The waitress was friendly and sociable which added to an overall lovely experience. Great for romantic dates.

1 Thank Miché T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

The service was excellent and the food is amazing,i love the pasta dish there and the sauces ,they are to die for.The manager also comes around to make sure things are smooth and customers are happy.It is close to beach road with some cool breeze ,where you can also sit outside while enjoying your food with a beer or wine.... More 

1 Thank Sarina2016
Durban, South Africa
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Very welcoming and friendly service. Food was pretty average but the friendly staff made it a good evening out.

1 Thank DunxB
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

The food at Fabios is truly delicious. Nothing pretentious - just genuine homely cooking. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming and the staff are very friendly. Some service hiccups but they were quickly rectified and didn't effect the overall enjoyment of the evening. Overall a wonderfully authentic Italian experience.

1 Thank malcolmr49
Chiang Rai, Thailand
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

I was impressed by the friendliness of the staff and the quality of the food. It's tucked away in an alley near the old harbour and has inddor and outdoor seating. Authentic Italian.

1 Thank BPJH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Saint Peters Lane | Central business district, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 313 0532
FABIO’S Ristorante Italiano ,Humble hospitality, authentic Italian cuisine accreditted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce Hospitalita Italiana, nothing could be more Italian in flavour and atmosphere outside of Italy!The ambience starts with the sidewalk tables and colourful décor and continues into the restaurant with Italian music and warm welcomes from all the staff. The main menu offers veal specialities, cooked the Italian way with wine, garlic and olive oil. Other dishes include steaks, seafood homemade pasta's & thin crispy pizza's(only calzone in the Overberg) and we offer Wheat&Gluten free pizza bases & pasta's and desserts include Italian frozen ice creams, sorbets and homemade tiramisu. Local & Italian wines feature on this extensive wine list alongside great grappa’s and after dinner liquers like Limoncello, Averna and Ramazotti.

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